Diabetes Australia Research Program: General Grants 2017

Diabetes Australia General Research Grants are intended to provide for basic science, clinical or translational research. Its main focus can be either type 1, type 2, gestational or pre-diabetes, but is not limited to these areas. These focus areas can reflect various components of the population, including paediatric, adolescent / youth, adult, older people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and the culturally and linguistically diverse.

The major classifications of the research include the following:

  • Self-management / education
  • Psychological / behavioural research
  • Glycaemic management
  • Exercise / nutrition
  • Islet biology
  • Health care systems research
  • Epidemiology
  • Insulin resistance / obesity
  • Complications – Vision / eye health
  • Complications – Kidney health
  • Complications – Nerve health
  • Complications – Cardiovascular health
  • Complications – Foot disease and wound healing
  • Complications – Other

Funding & Duration

Up to $60,000 for the highest ranked application. Projects are funded for 1 year.


Diabetes Australia Research Program grants are available to non-profit organisations concerned with the promotion of health care, education and / or medical research in the area of diabetes.

Other Schemes in this Program

Submission Requirements & Internal Due Date

Further Information

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